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Banks’s Horse

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A learned horse, called Marocco, belonging to one Banks, in the reign of Queen Elizabeth. It is said that his shoes were of silver. One of his exploits was “the ascent of St. Paul’s steeple.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Bane
Bangorian Controversy
Bang-up, or Slap-bang
Banian or Banyan (A)
Banian Dàys [Ban-yan]
Bank
Bank of a River
Bankrupt
Bankside
Banks’s Horse
Bannatyne Club
Banner
Banneret
Bannière
Bannière
Banns of Marriage
Banquet
Banquo
Banshee
Bantam